The primary advantage that digital cable offers over regular cable is the ability to record television shows and watch them at a later time. Another advantage is the freedom to see all current and upcoming shows (up to 48 hours forward or so) on all channels at will, as opposed to having to watch the guide channel on standard cable.
Analog cable, or "regular" cable versus Digital cable, the difference can be seen when you put two televisions side by side with one using analog cable and one using digital cable. Through this, you will see that digital cable television picture quality is much better in comparison to the analog cable. To put it simply, digital cable provides a better picture.
The difference between digital cable TV and regular cable TV is the quality of the video stream that is being presented on the TV screen. A digital cable will provide a better quality picture, usually with a larger framerate and bitrate and as such these will look better on a larger TV.
One advantage of satellite television is that more channels are available than on regular cable. Some say that the picture is more clear and that it can be less expensive than digital cable.
You'll need a new converter box from your cable provider.
Digital TV offers a much higher resolution and hence a better picture quality than cable TV. Also as it is a digital signal it is possible to include much better quality audio.
The only advantage that satellite internet has over cable, is that in certain locations where cable is unavailable, usually satellite will provide television services.
All digital TV's will natively support digital cable, but most CRT TV's will not.
No. Your SD digital cable box will output Standard definition to your analog tv. If you do not have a cable box but have digital cable direct into your tv then you need a digital tuner. This does not need to be HD for Standard definition. If you do have a HD digital cable box then Yes you need a HD tv to view the HD channels.
IO digital cable is not an AV cable, but it is the former name of digital cable television now called Optimum TV. It is a service offered by Cablevision in the New York vicinity.
Older TV can receive digital cable although they may not display in HD
Yes and depending on your television (if it is digital or not) after 2009 as well
Living in Los Angeles, you will not have to sign up for cable. You can get a digital converter box and a regular tv antenna and you will get enough channels.